The Art Adamson Invite turned its format over to short course yards for finals and the explosions started immediately on night 1, led by Beryl Gastaldello’s nation-leading 50 free.
The Texas Longhorn women stayed red-hot this season, beating in-state rivals Texas A&M on the road to remain undefeated for the year.
The Aggies are now undefeated on both the men’s and women’s side, as they beat Incarnate Word and Miami (FL) on Friday in College Station.
The last two seasons have seen a big group of talented names graduate out of Texas A&M’s roster, but the last two batches of incoming Aggies may just be outstanding enough to keep the team among the NCAA’s best.
The Texas A&M swimming and diving teams will open the 2015-16 season with a 2 p.m. dual meet against Southeastern Conference opponent Kentucky on Wednesday at the Lancaster Aquatic Center.
After cracking the top 5 at NCAAs for the 3rd straight year in 2014-15, Texas A&M has released a schedule with a few exciting rivalries in the 2015-16 season.
Missy Franklin will be chasing the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke on Day Two of the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.
Béryl Gastaldello lowered her own French National Record in the women’s 50 meter backstroke to 28.01 on Saturday at the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.
Sarah Sjostrom looks like a slam dunk to take home the women’s 50 fly title in Kazan.
Texas A&M will be well-represented at multiple upcoming swimming and diving competitions with nearly 30 former, future or current Aggies competing in the FINA World Championships, the Speedo Junior National Championships or the Phillips 66 National Championships.
Former college standouts Laura Sogar and Megan Romano each won a title on Saturday night of the Speedo Sectional in Austin, Texas.
Joe Schooling won the men’s 100 butterfly by 3 seconds, posting a time just outside of the world’s top 25.
Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev was named the Male Swimmer of the Year by the SEC on Wednesday. Gkolomeev, the NCAA 100 free champion, won the 50 and 100 sprints at SECs, and was instrumental in Alabama’s relays.
Jérémy Stravius will represent France in Kazan this summer, along with 14 other men and 14 women. It is the largest female contingent France has had in recent years.
Florent Manaudou punched his ticket to Kazan at the 2015 Elite Championships in Limoges, France, as did 12 other men and 9 women.